How To Select Meaningful Wedding Favors
When it comes to getting a wedding favor, there can be many mixed opinions. Some couples choose not to have one at all, and that’s perfectly fine. However, if you have your heart set on meaningful wedding favors your guests can bring home, you can definitely do so without compromising your budget. In this article, we share with you some top tips on selecting a meaningful wedding favor your guests will love.
Consider Your Budget
One thing many couples often forget about wedding favors is that they don’t have to be expensive in order to be meaningful. What you will really want to leave your guests with is something they can use and be reminded of your wedding each time they do use it, such as koozies and/or coasters. To top it off, these favors can be obtained cheaply so you needn’t worry if you are on a budget!
Outsource Edible Favors
Some couples choose to give edible wedding favors such as cookies, chocolates or cupcakes. However well-intentioned you are, we do not recommend trying to make them yourself. Chances are, you will find yourself so busy on your wedding day you will be running behind. Your closest friends and family members will likely be involved with your wedding, too, therefore you may not be able to delegate this task to them. Always outsource the making of edible favors to ensure that everything goes smoothly.
Consider Presentation and Distribution
Now that you have decided on your wedding favors, have you thought about how you are going to present and distribute them? Will each guest get one when they sign in at reception, or will they be laid out at each seat? As a general rule, it’s advisable to buy 20% more than what you need to ensure that there’s enough to go around. If you choose to leave the favors on a table and let your guests help themselves, you will definitely want to ensure there’s extra.
Avoid Products That Create Unwanted Waste
When considering the type of wedding favor to get, you will want to choose something your guests can use time and again. It will not make a lasting impression if your favor cannot be used or just ends up getting tossed away. Koozies and coasters are great ideas as everyone always needs a handful of them at home. Coasters prevent water stains from forming on coffee tables and koozies ensure that drinks stay nice and cold.